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|October 10, 2011
HIRING IMPROVES…WITH A FOOTNOTE
ONE ISM INDEx rises, another RETREATS
AUTO Sales PICK UP
RATES ON 30-YEAR FRMs DIP BELOW 4%
OVERSEAS DECISIONS HELP STOCKS REBOUND
THIS WEEK: Earnings season officially begins. Monday is Columbus Day; banks are closed, markets are open. Tuesday, Alcoa kicks things off; we also have interim earnings from Chevron and the latest FOMC minutes. Wednesday brings 3Q results from PepsiCo. Thursday, we get earnings from Google, JPMorgan Chase and Safeway and new initial claims figures. On Friday, the G20 finance ministers meet in Paris and the initial October University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey comes out, along with Commerce Department reports on business inventories and retail sales; Mattel releases earnings, and the new iPhone is for sale.
Sources: usatoday.com, online.wsj.com, bigcharts.com, treasury.gov, treasurydirect.gov – 10/7/115,6,7,8
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1 – marketwatch.com/story/september-data-show-improvement-in-jobs-market-2011-10-07 [10/7/11]
2 – ism.ws/ISMReport/NonMfgROB.cfm [10/5/11]
3 – reuters.com/article/2011/10/03/autos-sales-idUSN1E7920NK20111003 [10/3/11]
4 – businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9Q717681.htm [10/6/11]
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